Curbed.com: Sublime 1949 modern by Rodney Walker asking $3M in Sherman Oaks

Curbed.com: Sublime 1949 modern by Rodney Walker asking $3M in Sherman Oaks

By Pauline O’Connor

In the late 1940s, after being impressed by the three houses he had produced under the auspices of Arts & Architecture’s Case Study program, Dr. Leonard Asher and his wife, Betty, commissioned designer Rodney Walker to build a residence for their family on a site in Sherman Oaks. The Ashers were serious collectors and patrons of modern art—Betty would eventually become a dealer and gallerist—and it’s not a stretch to say their home was a work of modern art as well.

Located north of the Stone Canyon Overlook at 3499 Beverly Glen Boulevard, the 2,598-square-foot residence has three bedrooms, three and a half baths, open-plan living, dining, and den areas, and a lower-level studio space with a separate entrance.

 

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